£326k project to make 3D sound interactive and virtual for the 'Audience of the Future'

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Imagine being able to experience music as if standing alongside the guitar heroes in a top rock band, or seated in one of the sections of a major symphony orchestra. 

Dr Hyunkook Lee has a key role in a government-backed project that aims to enable fans to virtually place themselves in the midst of a music gig and then move around, experiencing the sounds from a multitude of perspectives.

"You can explore the venue. For example, you can go closer to the woodwind section, the cellos or the violins, then you can rotate your head and hear the other musicians from different angles,"

Period31 May 2019

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  • Title£326k project to make 3D sound interactive and virtual for the 'Audience of the Future'
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletEurekAlert!
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date31/05/19
    DescriptionImagine being able to experience music as if standing alongside the guitar heroes in a top rock band, or seated in one of the sections of a major symphony orchestra.

    Government-backed project that aims to enable fans to virtually place themselves in the midst of a music gig and then move around, experiencing the sounds from a multitude of perspectives.

    "You can explore the venue. For example, you can go closer to the woodwind section, the cellos or the violins, then you can rotate your head and hear the other musicians from different angles,"
    URLhttps://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-05/uoh-pt053119.php
    PersonsHyunkook Lee
  • Title£326k government-backed project to make 3D sound interactive and virtual for the ‘Audience of the Future’
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletAlpha Galileo
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date31/05/19
    DescriptionImagine being able to experience music as if standing alongside the guitar heroes in a top rock band, or seated in one of the sections of a major symphony orchestra.

    Volumetric Audio Synthesis for Augmented Reality receives a total of £326,299 from the Innovate UK, which is part of the new official bodyUK Research and Innovation (UKRI). It is investing heavily in a major project namedAudience of the Future.
    URLhttps://www.alphagalileo.org/en-gb/Item-Display/ItemId/179445?returnurl=https://www.alphagalileo.org/en-gb/Item-Display/ItemId/179445
    PersonsHyunkook Lee